Bhubaneswar: Amid concerns of a possible third wave of COVID-19, the Odisha state council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) donated 15 oxygen concentrators to the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Thursday to help the civic administration’s efforts to fight against the pandemic.
A CII delegation led Mr Santosh K Mohapatra, Ex-Chairman of CII, Odisha State Council, handed over the oxygen concentrators to BMC Commissioner Sanjay Kumar Singh at a function at the Conference Hall of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA).
“The Odisha government is doing an excellent work in controlling COVID-19. We hope, this support by CII will further augment the excellent initiative being taken up by the state government for preparing the anticipated 3rd wave of COVID-19,” Mohapatra said.
The BMC Commissioner appreciated the gesture by CII and said the medical equipment will help in saving precious lives.
Among others, Deputy Commissioner (Sanitation) and COVID-19 Nodal Officer, BMC Suvendu Kumar Sahoo and Allotment Officer, BDA Sabyasachi Hota were also present.
Yi Bhubaneswar Past Chair Matrudatta Mishra, Yi Bhubaneswar Chapter Chair Gaurav Chawla, IWN Chairperson Odisha Chapter Jayashree Mohanty, Chair, IGBC Odisha Chapter Manoj Kar, Co-Chair, IGBC Odisha Chapter Sofia Firdous and, Director, CII Odisha State Office Suparna Nanda were also present.